The Public Health Agency of Canada is collaborating with Provincial public health partners, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency, and Health Canada to investigate Canadian cases of Salmonella infection linked to the consumption of sprouted chia seed powder. Sprouted chia seed powder is made from ground, dried sprouted chia seeds.
As a part of this investigation, the Canadian Food Inspection Agency has issued food recall warnings for various products containing sprouted chia seeds and sprouted chia seed powder.
See the full Public Health Agency of Canada health notice.
June 13, 2014
The public health notice has been updated to include additional cases that are now under investigation and an expanded food recall warning with additional brands of sprouted chia seed products.
June 20, 2014
The Canadian Food Inspection Agency has created a complete recall chart so people can more easily identify the various recalled products.